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Vitulli named American Mathematical Society fellow

CSWS faculty affiliate Marie Vitulli flew solo during her 35 years as the only female research mathematician at the University of Oregon. Last month she became the ninth UO faculty member to be named a fellow of the American Mathematical Society.

Along the way, she launched the Women in Math Project, a website that has […]

International Conference on Feminism/Theory/Film

[ February 28, 2019; March 1, 2019; ]
For full information, go to: https://gerscan.uoregon.edu/conferences/film-conference-2019/

Critical Intersections in the Practice and Theorization of Experimental Filmmaking since the 1970s

This interdisciplinary conference focuses on the rich intersections and critical conversations between feminist film theory and experimental filmmaking in the German-speaking world and beyond since the 1970s. Scholars from a variety of disciplines will trace the emergence of […]

Author Sohaila Abdulali at Eugene Public Library

[ April 17, 2019; 6:00 pm to 7:30 pm. ]
Downtown Eugene Public Library100 W. 10th (10th & Olive)Eugene, OR 97401Free & open to the public

A talk by the author of the acclaimed book What We Talk About When We Talk About Rape, examining sexual assault and the global discourse on rape from the perspective of a survivor, former counselor, and activist.

Presented in partnership by […]

Research project on gendered justice among those receiving OVPRI 2018 Incubating Interdisciplinary Initiatives awards

July 16, 2018—Lynn Stephen and Erin Beck, two members of the CSWS Américas Research Interest Group whose research on gender violence in Guatemala and the U.S. is on a yearly basis of support from CSWS, are among those whose research will receive 2018 Incubating Interdisciplinary Initiatives awards from the Office of the Vice President for […]

Kristin Yarris talks about her new book on UO Today

Article Text from Around the O:
The most recent UO Today episode features Kristin Yarris, assistant professor of international studies and the director of the new UO global health minor.
Yarris talked about her experience in 2004 going to rural Nicaraguan communities translating for medical doctors. She repeatedly heard the phrase “I’m thinking too much,” which, after […]

Study finds microfinance can help, even if goals aren’t met

Editor’s Note: Erin Beck is a long-time CSWS affiliate and co-coordinator of the CSWS Américas Research Interest Group.
Source: Study finds microfinance can help, even if goals aren’t met | Around the O
August 7, 2017—UO political scientist Erin Beck thinks development organizations aren’t asking the right questions if they want to truly understand what the money […]